Academics

Nursing Assistant | Home Health Aide

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide, is a four-credit certificate that will give you the basic nursing skills and theory needed for employment in a variety of health care settings such as a Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) and Home Health Aide (HHA). If you are considering nursing as a career, you may use this course to explore the nursing field.

Certificate Requirements:

  • * NSG 1000 Nursing Assistant (3 cr), and
  • NSG 1011 Home Health Aide (1 cr)

or

  • NSG1010 Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide (4 cr)

* Upon successful completion of the NSG 1000 Nursing Assistant or NSG 1010 Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide course, students are eligible to take the Minnesota Nursing Assistant written and skills test for placement on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry, which lists the names of individuals who have completed an approved nursing assistant training and testing program and meet state and federal requirements to work in nursing homes and certified boarding care homes.